For many years, Andy has served at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law as a visiting professor in products liability law. Several years ago, Andy was asked by the law school to teach products liability as an adjunct professor. During the fall of 2007 he completed his fifth semester at SMU.
On May 28th and 29th, 2007, Jim chaired the Texas Trial Lawyers Association’s annual Advanced Personal Injury Seminar. Each year, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association puts on a seminar asking experts from around the State to speak on various topics relating to personal injury practice. Jim is also the chairman for the Continuing Legal Education […]
In 2007 and 2008 alone, Andy Payne has donated over $50,000.00 to Legal Aid of North Texas. These donations provide legal services to those who can’t afford to hire attorneys and are used by both the Dallas Bar Association volunteer attorney program and North Texas Legal Aid. This donation stems from a long relationship that […]
Each summer, the State Bar of Texas holds its Advanced Personal Injury Seminar in Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston. This prestigious seminar is the preeminent personal injury seminar in Texas. In 2008—for the fourth consecutive year—Andy Payne will speak to participants of this seminar about the “Practice of Products Liability.”
Each year the American Bar Association holds a national seminar of top aviation litigators in Washington, D.C. The aviation section selects faculty from across the nation to serve on this prestigious panel. Andy Payne was asked to present a paper on Forum Non Conveniens to the aviation section.
Andy Payne and Jim Mitchell have been friends and colleagues for many years. Andy and Jim are both Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and both have had considerable success and experience in personal injury trial law. Andy and Jim’s new firm–PayneMitchell Law Group–will provide strong representation […]